Best By Dates.

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I often get asked, what the best by date actually means for Jams, Jellies and Conserves and so on? It is really just that,   it tastes better because it is fresher. Maybe the fruit tastes more fruity or fresh!  But what it doesn’t mean is expired.   First of all sugar is a wonderful preservative. Secondly,…

Guilt-Free Holiday Gift Baskets

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A ponderable issue that shows more prominence around the holiday season involves that of food guilt. How do we cope when we overeat, when we want to overeat? Do we even dare? If this is something that is close to your conscience, then you’re not alone. At Vermont Harvest, we know that self-indulgence is an…